The Ancient Gatehouse Hotel

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
20 Sadler Street, Wells, BA5 2SE, United Kingdom
4.1 out of 5 rating 56 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.1
Property Details

Property Location

When you a stay at The Ancient Gatehouse Hotel in Wells, you'll be connected to a shopping center, just steps from Wells & Mendip Museum and Wells Cathedral. This guesthouse is 3.2 mi (5.1 km) from Wookey Hole Caves and 6.6 mi (10.6 km) from Glastonbury Tor.


Stay in one of 9 guestrooms featuring flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wired and wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming provides entertainment. Private bathrooms have complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.


Take in the views from a terrace and a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access.


Satisfy your appetite for lunch or dinner at Rugantino, a restaurant which specializes in Italian cuisine, or stay in and take advantage of the room service (during limited hours). Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge. A complimentary full breakfast is served on weekdays from 7:30 AM to 9:30 AM and on weekends from 8 AM to 9:30 AM.

Business, Other Amenities

Featured amenities include dry cleaning/laundry services, multilingual staff, and luggage storage.


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Wells & Mendip Museum - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Wells Cathedral - 0.2 km / 0.1 mi
Vicar's Close - 0.3 km / 0.2 mi
Ebbor Gorge - 0.4 km / 0.2 mi
Wells Bishop's Palace - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Mendip Hills - 0.7 km / 0.4 mi
Wookey Hole Caves - 3.3 km / 2.1 mi
Rural Life Museum - 9.9 km / 6.1 mi
St. Margaret's Chapel & Magdalene Almshouses - 9.9 km / 6.2 mi
Chalice Well - 10 km / 6.2 mi
Kilver Court - 10.2 km / 6.3 mi
Glastonbury Tor - 10.6 km / 6.6 mi
Glastonbury Abbey - 11.1 km / 6.9 mi
The Shoe Museum - 12.1 km / 7.5 mi
Greenbank Pool - 12.2 km / 7.6 mi

The preferred airport for The Ancient Gatehouse Hotel is Bristol (BRS-Bristol Intl.) - 30.4 km / 18.9 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 10 PM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property for check-in instructions. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact this property in advance to arrange check-in. Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Important Information

Please note, there is important information about this property to know before you arrive.

  • This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Late check-in fee

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

  • -Free WiFi
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Multilingual staff
  • -Terrace
  • -Tours/ticket assistance
  • -Front desk (limited hours)
  • -Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Garden